Still No Answers For Family Of Tulsa Woman Missing For Over A Decade


Thursday, October 22nd 2020, 6:43 pm
By: Lori Fullbright


TULSA, Okla. -

Althedia Vaught disappeared on January 19, 2009. She was a mother of three who disappeared in the middle of the night from her Tulsa home, after getting a mysterious phone call. She was in her night clothes and house slippers, but something or someone got her to leave the house.

Police found Althedia's 1995 green Infinity J-30 at Hillcrest Hospital.

Surveillance video shows that 5-minutes before midnight, a white pick-up pulls into the parking lot.

Then 35-minutes later, Althedia's vehicle pulls into the lot. Police found no signs of a struggle, no blood, and no leads.

Over a decade later, her children and grandchildren still have no idea what happened to her.

"The two guys that were persons of interest searched their cars and houses and found no blood or anything," said Teanna Thomas, Althedia's daughter.

Althedia had three children.

She went missing 4-days before the birth of her grandson, Stefan, something family said she would never have missed.

"It's hard; I don't have her to call and ask what to do. I can't talk to her about whatever is going on or whatever. It's just really hard," Teanna said.

Family members would periodically call Althedia's phone number hoping for answers.

At first, it was disconnected, but then one weekend about six months after she disappeared, something strange happened.

"It rang five-six times and went to voicemail and said, you have reached Althedia Vaught, which is her name, and it was her voice and she sounded real tired or drugged," said Teanna. "We called back and a guy answered named David and he said he got the phone from Cricket and couldn't get that voicemail off there."

Teanna called police to report what happened. She continues to pray something or someone will help break this case.

To report a tip about a missing persons case, call 918-772-7568 or email coldcase@osbi.ok.gov